Lectures on the Psychology of Women

ISBN-10: 0073405442

ISBN-13: 9780073405445

Edition: 4th 2008 (Revised)

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This unique collection of previously unpublished essays by experienced teachers and leading experts in Psychology of Women is designed as a companion reader to any Psychology of Women textbook. The lectures included are written in an informal manner: the authors speak to students directly and address questions that students often ask.
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Book details

List price: $85.94
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 7/2/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Joan C. Chrisler is Professor of Psychology at Connecticut College, where she teaches courses on the psychology of women and health psychology. She has published dozens of journal articles and book chapters on women's health and embodiment, and she is particularly known for her work on menstruation and menopause, autoimmune disorders, body image, weight, and eating disorders. She has served as Editor of Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, and among her previous books are From Menarche to Menopause: The Female Body in Feminist Therapy, Lectures on the Psychology of Women, and Arming Athena: Career Strategies for Women in Academe.Varda Muhlbauer is a senior Lecturer in the Department of Management and Business Administration at the Academic College of Netanya, Israel. She has worked extensively over many years in teaching, researching, and consulting regarding women's issues from a feminist perspective. She was among the initiators of a pioneering center in Israel that conducted programs designed to advance women in the workplace and to aid women in distress. The center was based on principles of feminist social psychology and utilized cognitive-behavioral interventions.

Preface
Introduction
Status of Women
Transforming the Debate on Sexual Inequality: From Biological Difference to Institutionalized Androcentrism
Who's In and Who's Out: The Results of Oppression
Poor Women in a Wealthy Nation
Sex Discrimination at Work
Feminist Perspectives on the Personal and Political Aspects of Mothering
Gender Socialization, or How Long a Way Has Baby Come?
Women's Bodies
Sweating It Out: The Good News and the Bad News about Women and Sport
Women, Weight, and Body Image
The Intersexed and the Transgendered: Rethinking Sex/Gender
PMS as a Culture-bound Syndrome
Understanding Emotional Responses after Abortion
Women with Disabilities
The Health Risks of Being Black, Latina, Women, and/or Poor: Redefining Women's Health within the Context of Social Inequality
Diversity of Women
Asian American Women and Adolescent Girls: Sexuality and Sexual Experession
Life as a Lesbian; What Does Gender Have to Do with It?
Gender Issues Among Latinas
Triple Jeopardy in the Lives of Biracial Black/White Women
Mammy, Jezebel, Sapphire, and Their Homegirls: Developing an "Oppositional Gaze" toward the Images of Black Women
Crossing the Color Line in Women's Friendships
Violence against Women
Women's Fear of Rape: Causes, Consequences, and Coping
Women and Pornography: What We Don't Know Can Hurt Us
Battered Women: Why Don't They Just Leave?
Women's Mental Health
Positive Aging for Women
A Feminist Approach to Agoraphobia: Challenging Traditional Views of Women at Home
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